Thurgood Marshall

First Black Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall Full Name: Thurgood Marshall
Nationality: American

Profession: First Black Supreme Court Justice
Why Famous: He was the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court.

Born: July 2, 1908
Star Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Died: January 24, 1993 (aged 84)
Cause of Death: Heart failure

Married Life

  • 1930-09-04 Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (21) weds Vivien Burey at First African Baptist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1955-12-17 Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (47) weds Cecilia Suyat

Historical Events in the Life of Thurgood Marshall

  • 1967-06-13 Thurgood Marshall nominated as 1st black Supreme Court justice
  • 1967-08-30 US Senate confirm Thurgood Marshall as 1st black justice
  • 1967-10-02 Thurgood Marshall sworn in as 1st black Supreme Court Justice

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